Guyana Flood Crisis: URGENT NEEDS LIST

Urgent and Immediate Needs

Clean-up Operation 
  • Food – Canned or packaged meats, vegetables, soups and stews for adults and babies

  • Shelter goods – Mattresses, beds, bed sheets, small kerosene stoves, water purification and sanitation supplies

  • Wet weather wear – Rubber boots, raincoats etc.

  • Plastic water tanks with a capacity of 600-1000 gallons and smaller containers for carrying water with a capacity of 2-5 gallons

  • Portable toilets and sanitation facilities

  • Inflatable rubber boats

  • Retractable bridges

  • Small, flat-bottomed aluminium boats (15-20ft) in length

  • Generators of 150-300 KVA

  • 4x4 trucks with and without trays with an engine capacity of 3000-4500cc

  • Complete drainage/irrigation mobile pumps of 250 hp (detailed specifications will be provided by the PNCR upon request)

  • Pressure washing machines for washing down buildings

  • Mosquito repellants

  • Food hampers

  • Disinfectants

  • Long rubber-boots

  • Water purification tablets

  • Mattresses

  • Bed linen

  • Personal care items

  • Tropical clothing

  • Pampers

  • Food and hot water flasks

  • Plywood

  • Power-saws

  • Garbage bags

  • Medical team and supplies (anti diarrhoeal, anti-mycotics, anti-fungals, cold, fever, rubbing alcohol etc.). Children’s medicine needed extremely urgently.

  • Disposable eating utensils (plates, spoons etc)

  • Paper towels/napkins

  • Bleach and other cleaning supplies

  • Flashlights and batteries

  • Candles and matches

  • Tarpaulins

  • Tents

  • Sleeping bags

  • Seeds, fertilizers

People’s National Congress Reform
Flood Crisis Management Centre 
Campala International Hotel
10 Camp Street, 
Werk-en-Rust, Georgetown